ICC World Cup, 1st Super: Australia v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Mar 7, 2003
ICC World Cup - 43rd match, Super Sixes
Australia won by 96 runs
Played at SuperSport Park, Centurion (neutral venue)
7 March 2003 (50-over match)
  Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist run out (Vaas) 99 122 88 14 2 112.50
29.5 Muralitharan to Ponting, run out (Vaas) 181/2
View dismissal ML Hayden c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan 22 50 34 3 0 64.70
12.2 caught Tillakaratne 75/1
View dismissal RT Ponting* c †Sangakkara b Fernando 114 130 109 8 4 104.58
45.4 caught †Sangakkara 293/3
View dismissal DR Martyn b Fernando 52 76 58 1 0 89.65
49.1 bowled 313/4
View dismissal DS Lehmann c de Silva b Fernando 10 21 10 1 0 100.00
49.3 caught de Silva 314/5
IJ Harvey not out 5 6 3 1 0 166.66
MG Bevan not out 1 3 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 4, w 5, nb 7) 16
  Total (5 wickets; 50 overs; 205 mins) 319 (6.38 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  WPUJC Vaas 8 0 59 0 7.37 26 6 2 (2nb, 1w)
  PW Gunaratne 6 0 46 0 7.66 15 7 0
  PA de Silva 5 0 36 0 7.20 9 3 1
View wicket M Muralitharan 10 0 47 1 4.70 32 3 1 (1nb, 1w)
12.2 to Hayden, caught Tillakaratne 75/1
  RP Arnold 2 0 21 0 10.50 5 2 1 (1w)
View wickets CRD Fernando 9 0 47 3 5.22 21 4 0 (1w)
45.4 to Ponting, caught †Sangakkara 293/3
49.1 to Martyn, bowled 313/4
49.3 to Lehmann, caught de Silva 314/5
  ST Jayasuriya 10 0 59 0 5.90 26 3 1 (1w)
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 320 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MS Atapattu c & b Lee 16 46 24 3 0 66.66
9.5 caught & 42/1
ST Jayasuriya* retired hurt 1 7 5 0 0 20.00
View dismissal HP Tillakaratne b McGrath 21 51 41 3 0 51.21
12.3 bowled 47/3
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c †Gilchrist b Lee 0 8 3 0 0 0.00
11.2 caught †Gilchrist 46/2
View dismissal PA de Silva c & b Hogg 92 138 94 9 4 97.87
44.1 caught & 203/8
View dismissal RP Arnold lbw b Lee 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
13.3 lbw 48/4
View dismissal KC Sangakkara run out (Hogg) 20 53 38 2 0 52.63
26.1 Harvey to de Silva, run out (Hogg) 100/5
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas lbw b Hogg 21 37 45 2 0 46.66
36.4 lbw 144/6
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Lee b Lehmann 4 5 5 0 0 80.00
37.4 caught Lee 149/7
View dismissal CRD Fernando lbw b McGrath 9 40 13 2 0 69.23
47.4 lbw 223/9
PW Gunaratne not out 15 12 15 3 0 100.00
Extras (b 6, lb 8, w 6, nb 3) 23
  Total (all out; 47.4 overs; 205 mins) 223 (4.67 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets GD McGrath 9.4 1 25 2 2.58 45 3 0 (3w)
12.3 to Tillakaratne, bowled 47/3
47.4 to Fernando, lbw 223/9
View wickets B Lee 10 1 52 3 5.20 44 5 2 (3nb, 2w)
9.5 to Atapattu, caught & 42/1
11.2 to Jayawardene, caught †Gilchrist 46/2
13.3 to Arnold, lbw 48/4
  IJ Harvey 7 0 29 0 4.14 25 4 0
  AJ Bichel 7 1 32 0 4.57 26 3 1 (1w)
View wickets GB Hogg 9 1 45 2 5.00 35 6 1
36.4 to Vaas, lbw 144/6
44.1 to de Silva, caught & 203/8
View wicket DS Lehmann 5 0 26 1 5.20 14 3 0
37.4 to Muralitharan, caught Lee 149/7

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Points - Australia 4, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match - RT Ponting (Australia)
Umpires - BF Bowden (New Zealand) and DR Shepherd (England)
TV umpire - BG Jerling
Match referee - MJ Procter

Match Notes


    • 4th (reserve) umpire: SA Bucknor (WI)
    • 12th Men: JP Maher (Australia) and J Mubarak (Sri Lanka)
    • Australia 50 runs, 51 balls, 35 minutes 8x4
    • 50 Partnership (Gilchrist/Hayden) 51 balls, 35 minutes, 8x4
    • When Gilchrist reached 38* he completed 5000 runs in ODIs
    • Australia 100 runs, 96 balls, 63 minutes, 15x4, 1x6
    • AC Gilchrist's highest score in World Cups (previous: 63 v Bangladesh at Chester-le-Street, 1999)
    • 50 Partnership (Gilchrist/Ponting) 41 balls, 30 minutes, 4x4, 2x6
    • Australia 150 runs, 150 balls, 99 minutes, 17x4, 2x6
    • 100 partnership (Gilchrist/Ponting) 96 balls, 63 minutes, 7 x4, 3x6
    • Ponting 50 runs, 66 balls, 81 minutes, 3x4, 1x6
    • Australia 200 runs, 205 balls, 135 minutes, 21x4, 4x6
    • 50 Partnership (Ponting/Martyn) 43 balls, 29 minutes, 2x4, 2x6
    • Australia 250 runs, 247 balls, 159 minutes, 23x4, 5x6
    • Ponting 100 runs, 96 balls, 115 minutes, 6x6, 4x6
    • RT Ponting's highest score in World Cups (previous: 102 v West Indies at Jaipur, 1995/96)
    • 100 Partnership (Ponting/Martyn) 82 balls, 48 minutes, 6x4, 3x6
    • Australia 300 runs, 293 balls, 191 minutes, 26x4, 6x6
    • DR Martyn's highest score against Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous: 48 at Perth, 1998/99)
    • Martyn 50 runs, 56 balls, 75 minutes, 1x4
    • CRD Fernando's best bowling against Australia in ODIs (previous: 1/46 at Sydney, 2002/03)
    • CRD Fernando's best bowling in World Cups (previous: 2/4 v Canada at Paarl, 2002/03)
    • ST Jayasuriya retired hurt at 6/0 (1*, 5 balls, hit by a rising ball from Lee)
    • With the wicket of HP Tillakaratne, GD McGrath became the leading wicket-taker for Australia against Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous: 29 wkts, jointly held with SK Warne)
    • When PA de Silva reached 34* he became the leading run scorer for Sri Lanka in World Cups (previous: 969 runs, A Ranatunga)
    • Sri Lanka 50 runs, 100 balls, 79 minutes, 6x4
    • 50 Partnership (de Silva/Sangakkara) 75 balls, 51 minutes, 5x4, 1x6
    • Sri Lanka 100 runs, 163 balls, 119 minutes, 11x4, 1x6
    • Sri Lanka 150 runs, 236 balls, 167 minutes, 15x4, 1x6
    • PA de Silva 50 runs, 69 balls, 116 minutes, 6x4, 1x6
    • PA de Silva and CRD Fernando's partnership set a new 8th wicket partnership record for Sri Lanka against Australia in ODIs (previous: 44 ST Jayasuriya and RJ Ratnayake at Adelaide, 1989/90)
    • Sri Lanka 200 runs, 269 balls, 186 minutes, 20 x 4, 3x 6
    • 50 Partnership (de Silva/Fernando) 35 balls, 21 minutes, 5x4, 3x6
    • Australia extend their record winning streak in ODIs to 13 consecutive victories
 
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